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Teaching in the 21st Century — The Learner's Way

19 March, 2017 - 16:14

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  • The consistent message is that we are preparing our students for success in a world very different to that which was the norm only a short time ago. The implications of this change are immense and require a shift in our thinking about what matters most in our classrooms. Such is the pace of change that within any school there will be multiple generations who normalise different perspective on technology and its place in their lives. What becomes clear that the skills we most need within our schools at every level are those which are critical for individuals to be empowered, self-navigating learners. But what does this mean in practical terms? - Nigel Coutts

Tags: education, teaching, learning

by: Nigel Coutts

Categories: International News

Understanding understanding and its implications — The Learner's Way

5 March, 2017 - 18:35

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  • There are terms within education that we use with reckless abandon and as a result cause great levels of confusion. Understanding is one such word and its usage and our ‘understanding’ of it can have a significant effect on the learning we plan, deliver and assess. With multiple definitions and its broad usage in curriculum documents, philosophies of teaching and learning and as an indicator of the quality or depth of student learning it is a word we should better understand.  - Nigel Coutts

Tags: understanding, education, teaching, learning

by: Nigel Coutts

Categories: International News
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